Environment/Climate

West Virginia v. EPA and the Rest of Us

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This summer the U.S. Supreme court decided a trifecta of scary rulings on abortion, gun rights and environmental protection. So far, the repeal of Roe v. Wade has drawn the most attention but the other two rulings are equally concerning. On this episode of Locus Focus we t... Read more

United States: Still the "greatest purveyor of violence in the world"?

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine has once again, as during the Cold War, drawn the geopolitical battle lines, forcing countries to choose sides. And once again the United States has positioned itself as the champion of democracy and the foe of evil in the world. But o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 8, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Sharon Grant hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: City Charter: The Portland Charter Commission — responsible to evaluate and make recommendations for changes in the structures and operations of Portland city government — has develo... Read more

Nukes and Environmental Justice

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Environmental racism in the nuclear sector began with the destructive harnessing of nuclear energy during World War II and continues to this day. Patricia Kullberg brings together multiple perspectives on the devastating impact of nuclear proliferation and waste on communit... Read more

Nukes, Energy and War

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hiroshima Day commemorates August 6 1945, the day when the US dropped an atomic bomb  on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed a few days later by dropping another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki. Jan Haaken talks with long-time anti-nuclear activist Norman Solomon a... Read more

Not Another Fracked Gas Pipeline Expansion!

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on March 14, 2022 The Pacific Northwest has fought off two methanol refineries in Washington and an LNG Export terminal and pipeline in Coos Bay, but the fracked gas industry still has this region in its crosshairs. TC Energy is full steam ... Read more

Anti-colonial struggles in "Canada" with Kanahus Manuel

Airs at: Wed, 08/03/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the Pope's recent visit again shining the spotlight on Canada's shameful treatment of its indigenous colonial subjects, including the abuse and murder or death by neglect of children stolen from their Native families and communities, we spend the hour with Indige... Read more

Lidia Yuknavitch, author of Thrust

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Lidia Yuknavitch, author of the new novel Thrust from Riverhead Books. Lidia’s the nationally bestselling author of the novels The Book of Joan, The Small Backs of Children, and Dora: A Headcase, the memoir The Chronology of Water, and the non... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 25, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: Inflation and its Cures: Inflation is rising. What’s the cause? What should be done? The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, exactly the wrong cure for this inflation. Bill Res... Read more

Youth versus ODOT

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On May 20, 2022 thousands of Portland students walked out of school to demand bold action to address the climate crisis. The student strike targeted three local "climate villains": Northwest Natural, the Portland Business Alliance, Zenith Energy, and the Oregon Department o... Read more